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Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:09 AM

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St. Nicks Alliance is a nonprofit, nonsectarian community-based organization founded in 1975 with the mission to serve as a catalyst to improve the quality of life of residents in the communities of North Brooklyn through its work in five main areas: housing, healthcare, workforce development, economic development and youth and education.

The St. Nicks' Division of Youth and Education is looking for part time Arts After School Group Leaders to work at one of our Community Centers.

Job Description

St. Nick's is currently looking for an Arts Group Leader (visual, sculpture, crafts, painting, drawing, etc.); to work in our afterschool program at Sumner Community Center. The Arts Group Leader will be responsible for the well being of elementary participants and creating Arts activities and lessons. We are especially looking for staff with talents to share and experience teaching them to youth!

Group Leader Responsibilities

- Actively monitor and engage participants during all program activities, including meals, transitions, field trips, clubs, activities, recreation and dismissal
- Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging Arts activities and theme-based projects catered to the age, stage and interests of participants
- Serve as a positive role model for participants by demonstrating professional language and behavior
- Develop positive, caring relationships with young people and their families
- Utilize youth development principles to enhance program quality and support growth in young people
- Collaborate with co-workers and program supervisors around effective program operations; uphold all safety standards and procedures
- Actively participate in training and professional development to continuously improve on quality

Group Leader Requirements

- Interest and experience in Arts, or pursuing a degree in the Arts
- Demonstrated expertise in specialty (arts) area and willingness to share other areas of interest and talent with youth
- High School diploma; college graduates or current college student STRONGLY preferred
- Work experience related to working with children HIGHLY preferred
- Ability to collaborate with other Group Leaders
- A genuine enthusiasm for developing professional skills through training opportunities, observation, coaching, and feedback

Availability
- After School, between 2pm-6pm, approximately 15 hours a week; Monday- Friday
- Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with a broad range of people, including building staff and parents.
- Comply with School Age Child Care (SACC) requirements; including background check and medical clearance.
- Lots of energy and enthusiasm!

Prior to interview disclaimer

If you are hired as a group leader you will need to submit:

- Three reference letters (including name, address, organization/ company name, and phone number)
- Copy of diploma or your official college or high school transcript
- Copy of photo identification- state, federal or driver's license
- Copy of social security card

Additionally, you will need to provide a current physical and proof of a tuberculosis vaccination, and address history for clearance for the New York State State Clearance Registry. Also, you will be asked to get fingerprinted by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and the New York City Department of Education.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please submit a cover letter with relevant experience and resume to "tlin@stnicksalliance.org"

• Location: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

• Post ID: 93866858 newyork
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